â€śThe Future of the South African Dream: Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma, and the South African Electionsâ€
A talk by South African author and journalist Mark Gevisser. Mark Gevisser is currently The Nation's Southern African correspondent. In South Africa, his work has appeared in the Mail & Guardian, the Sunday Independent, the Sunday Times and many magazines and periodicals. Internationally, he has written widely on South African politics, culture and society,
LG India's Y.V. Verma: A Global Strategy That Keeps Local People at the Top
Korea-based LG Electronics is recognized today as a market leader in India, but getting there has required a "will to succeed," according to Yasho V. Verma, who has been director of human resources and management support for the company's India division since 1997. In addition to the usual bumps that multinationals can expect when entering a new market, Verma describes the company's brushes with local "mafia" and other challenges in his book, Passion: The Untold Story of LG Electronics India. In
BCG-K@W Procurement Report: Part 2 -- Procurement Organizations
Procurement has become an integral part of corporate performance and is drawing increased attention from senior management. In this interview, Andreas Gocke, a BCG partner and managing director, spoke with Knowledge@Wharton about the most critical challenges facing procurement organizations over the next five to 10 years, including training and employee development, managing global sourcing offices and ensuring collaboration across corporate departments. This is Part 2 of an 8 part series.
Farhad Mohit: DotSpots and the Wisdom of Crowds
Entrepreneur Farhad Mohit is hardly resting on his laurels, although he could. In 1996, he launched BizRate, a consumer rating site, and then in 2004, Shopzilla, a shopping search engine. His latest venture is DotSpots, a service that lets people update the news in real-time with dots, or distributed objects of thought. These could include mini-blog posts containing text, videos, images, documents, perspectives from the blogosphere or eye-witness accounts from the scene. Mohit talked with Knowle
27 Oct 2010: Arab Voices: What They are Saying to Us, and Why It Matters
James Zogby, Ph.D., is the founder and president of the Arab American Institute and a senior adviser with the polling firm Zogby International. He writes a weekly column appearing in 20 Arab newspapers and hosts a weekly call-in discussion program on Abu Dhabi television. Zogbys book Arab Voices: What They are Saying to Us, and Why It Matters reveals the results of the 2009-2010 Zogby International polls conducted across a number of Arab countries covering Arab opinions about America and the Mid
Bush's War on the Rule of Law (International Human Rights Lecture 2/3)
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St. Catharines Garrison Club membership roll
The St. Catharines Garrison Club list of charter members. The organization was created in 1899 for members of the military, both active and inactive.
Floods inundate Sri Lankan capital
The worst rains to hit Sri Lanka in 18 years causes flooding in the capital Colombo.
White Netting with Flocking
White netting with large floral flocked pattern in white and pink - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Constant Inductance Rheostat No. L69290
Rheostat set in crafted wooden housing. Large brown bakelite dial to centre panel with two smaller terminals at each side for negative/positive wires. Dymotape labelling to front of wooden base Constant Inductance Rheostat R536. Maker: Cambridge, Instrument, Co, Ltd - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
2.005 Quiz 2 Review - Cycles
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Organic food from the first day on. Q & A for children - 'Why organic?' - 'How do I recognize organic products?'
Transperencies on Composting Hinterland Who's Who in Canada
Modules for LESSONS - Theme: biogenic waste compost.Taken from the brochure "Organic waste & composting in school" by the Federal Ministry of Environment, Youth and Family (1996)
A one minute video that highlights the types of animals that live in the grasslands that are now under threat. Brief, but on the right hand side of the opening page is an extensive list of other videos that are well done, short, and easy for students to understand. Run time 01:02.
Hinterland Who's Who in Canada